‘Fault in the Stars’ Shines, ‘Edge’ Flatlines on Friday
June 8, 2014 - box officeby Ray Subers
The Fault in a Stars
June 7, 2014
Young-adult intrigue The Fault in a Stars non-stop to a overwhelming $26.1 million yesterday. Meanwhile, Tom Cruise‘s Edge of Tomorrow unhappy with only $10.7 million.
The Fault in a Stars had one of a biggest opening days of a year: it was forward of final weekend’s Maleficent ($24.3 million) and associate Shailene Woodley young-adult instrumentation Divergent ($22.8 million). A large partial of that was an $8.2 million transport on Thursday, that suggests that Fault will be rather front-loaded by a weekend. Still, it looks staid to acquire during slightest $57 million for a three-day frame.
In second place, Edge of Tomorrow‘s $10.7 million entrance was reduce than Cruise’s final film Oblivion ($13.3 million) and final August’s Elysium ($11.1 million). For a weekend, Edge will expected breeze adult a bit next $30 million.
Maleficent fell 58 percent to $10.14 million. In comparison, a other 3 vital Summer cinema (Spider-Man, Godzilla, X-Men) all forsaken over 70 percent on their second Friday. The film upheld $100 million yesterday, and should acquire around $33 million for a weekend.
X-Men: Days of Future Past fell 52 percent to $4.5 million. To date, a superhero supplement has warranted $178.9 million.
Rounding out a Top Five, A Million Ways to Die in a West plummeted 64 percent to $2.2 million. That’s a terrible dump for a comedy, and guarantees that this film will tighten good next $50 million (it’s warranted $25.2 million so far).
1. Fault in Our Stars – $58 million
2. Maleficent – $33 million
3. Edge of Tomorrow – $29.5 million
4. X-Men – $15 million
Forecast: ‘Fault’ to Push Cruise to a ‘Edge’ of a Box Office
Grosses for Friday, Jun 6, 2014